Old Asia Photography

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Dutton & Michaels
Ref: 01533
Rare image from this short-lived studio in Guangzhou (Canton).  Sylvester Dutton (1824–1866) and Vincent Michaels (c.1832–1864)   When the professional photographers Sylvester Dutton and Vincent Michaels left San Francisco together for China in the spring of 1863, their ... <more>
Harris, Thomas Bradley
Ref: 01526
​An important historical image of the American soldier and mercenary who fought for the Qing Army under Frederick Townsend Ward against the Taiping rebels in the early 1860s. According to Caleb Carr in his 1992 biography of Ward, The Devil Soldier, the only known likeness of Burgevine appe ... <more>
Wiebeking, E.A.
Ref: 01525
​​An exceptionally rare photograph from this short-lived Hong Kong studio.The 1865 China Directory lists ‘E. Wiebeking, photographer, Stanley Street.’  Wiebeking subsequently formed a partnership with W. G. Cearns in early 1866.  On 4th January 1866 the Hongkong Daily ... <more>
Unknown Photographer
Ref: 01517
​​The same subject is shown in a photograph in the Tropenmuseum, Netherlands, ref: TM-60001380 under the title "Groepsfoto van Siamesen". See item 01516. The man shown is presumably the husband of the subject here. Both are included in the Tropenmuseum photo above.​
Unknown Photographer
Ref: 01516
​The same subject is shown in a photograph in the Tropenmuseum, Netherlands, ref: TM-60001380 under the title "Groepsfoto van Siamesen".​ See item 01517. The woman shown is presumably the wife of the subject here. Both are included in the Tropenmuseum photo above. ... <more>
Schulze, Fedor
Ref: 01509
Illustrated in Dr. H. Ploss. Woman: An Historical Gynaecological and Anthropological Compendium, Burlington: Elsevier Science, 2014, p.309.  Captain Fedor Schulze (1836-1908) was a German military officer who served with distinction in the Dutch forces and settled in ... <more>
Schulze, Fedor
Ref: 01508
​Shows Schulze studio wet stamp printed on reverse: 'Schulze Photo Batavia'.  Captain Fedor Schulze (1836-1908) was a German military officer who served with distinction in the Dutch forces and settled in Batavia where he became a naturalised Dutchman. Amongst other p ... <more>
Schulze, Fedor
Ref: 01507
​Shows Schulze studio wet stamp printed on reverse: 'Schulze Photo Batavia'.  Captain Fedor Schulze (1836-1908) was a German military officer who served with distinction in the Dutch forces and settled in Batavia where he became a naturalised Dutchman. ... <more>
Schulze, Fedor
Ref: 01506
​Shows Schulze studio wet stamp printed on reverse: 'Schulze Phot. Batavia'.  Captain Fedor Schulze (1836-1908) was a German military officer who served with distinction in the Dutch forces and settled in Batavia where he became a naturalised Dutchman. Amongst other p ... <more>
Schulze, Fedor
Ref: 01505
Shows Schulze studio props. Illustrated in Dr. H. Ploss. Das Weib in der Natur-Und Volkerkunde Anthropologische Studien, Leipzig: Th. Grieben's Verlag, 1905. p.513. Captain Fedor Schulze (1836-1908) was a German military officer who served with distinc ... <more>
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